Continuously loaded transmission core Pacific cable, 1926

Made:
1926 in Woolwich
maker:
Siemens Brothers and Company Limited
Shore-end Cable Samples from the laying of the 1926 Pacific Cable, recovered from Suva Point Cable House, Fiji, in

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Shore-end Cable Samples from the laying of the 1926 Pacific Cable, recovered from Suva Point Cable House, Fiji, in
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Continuously Loaded Transmission Core from the Suva-Fanning Island section of the Pacific Cable of 1926 (Shore-end), made by Siemens Brothers and Company Limited, probably Woolwich, London, England, 1926

Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
1993-272 Pt1
Materials:
canvas, copper (alloy), lead (metal), metal (unknown) and resin (unidentified)
type:
cable
taxonomy:
credit:
Donated by S. G. Bird